Solid Waste & Recycling


  • B.C. extends plastics consultations

    August 30, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VICTORIA – Because of the popularity of the CleanBC engagement about what the Province could do to ban, reduce and recycle more plastics, the Province has extended the comment period. The engagement, which was originally scheduled to close Sept. 18,

  • The salvage lifestyle

    August 21, 2019 by Dean Campbell

    Yellowknife’s evolving culture of ‘shopping’ at the dump

  • News Landfills

    Charah Solutions to build new Florida landfill

    August 12, 2019 by SWR Staff

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Charah Solutions, Inc. was awarded a landfill construction contract in central Florida. The company will be responsible for the construction of a new, approximately 30-acre, double-lined landfill cell and all associated infrastructure. The scope of work includes state-of-the-art

  • Good Vibrations

    July 24, 2019 by Greg Johnson

    New Zealand landfill saves $1.6 million a year with innovative on-site leachate treatment

  • Waterless mobile odor control

    June 28, 2019 by SWR Staff

    PEORIA, Illinois – The OdorBoss Fusion from BossTek is a new, autonomous mobile system that uses no water to reduce site odors from soil remediation, landfills, food processing, composting facilities, wastewater operations and other large-scale applications. Unlike conventional water-based odor

  • Blog Landfills

    All-you-can-eat landfill buffet spells trouble for birds

    December 12, 2018 by Sahar Seif and Jennifer Provencher

    As long as waste-management facilities are readily available and accessible, debris will continue to end up in natural environments

  • News Landfills

    Meridian Waste buys two Tennessee landfills

    December 11, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced its acquisition of two landfills located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Meridian Waste enters Knoxville, one of the fastest developing mid-tiered cities in the U.S., with the acquisition of

  • News Landfills

    Vancouver Landfill entrance upgrades begin

    September 24, 2018 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – Construction has begun on upgrades to the entrance of the Vancouver Landfill in Delta, designed to enhance customer service and move the City of Vancouver closer to meeting its Zero Waste goals.  The project includes the addition of

  • Blog Landfills

    The eye in the sky that can spot illegal rubbish dumps from space

    June 19, 2018 by Ray Purdy, Senior Research Fellow in Law, University of Oxford

    More than 1,000 illegal waste sites spring up across England each year – and there are probably far more that haven’t been recorded.

  • News Landfills

    London mulls $4.4M landfill expansion

    May 10, 2018 by SWR Staff

    The City of London’s Managing Director of Environmental and Engineering Services is recommending a new 6.2 hectare cell for the city’s W12A Landfill worth approximately $4.4 million under a new tender. In a report headed to London’s Civic Works Committee